Quiz: Match the Quotation with the Author May 15, 2017 Source: Nico Kaiser, Flickr Can you match the literary quote with the American author who wrote it? Our librarians selected these memorable lines to put your skills to the test. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”Truman CapoteBetty SmithHarper Lee"Once you've become a part of this particular patch, you'll never love another. Like loving a woman with a broken nose, you may well find lovelier lovelies, but never a lovely so real."Studs TerkelNelson AlgrenCarl Sandburg"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."Edith WhartonLouisa May AlcottRalph Waldo Emerson"When I discover who I am, I'll be free."Richard WrightLangston HughesRalph Ellison"When you have children, you're obligated to live."Judith GuestAnne TylerElizabeth Berg"Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody."Kurt VonnegutRay BradburyJ.D. Salinger"Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterward."Amy TanMaxine Hong KingstonLisa See"You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget."Cory DoctorowCormac McCarthyP.D. James"Don't ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn't fall in love, I rose in it."Toni MorrisonAlice WalkerSue Monk Kidd"The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places."Ernest HemingwayF. Scott FitzgeraldJohn Steinbeck“I look out the window, and I see the lights and the skyline and the people on the street rushing around looking for action, love and the world’s greatest chocolate chip cookie, and my heart does a little dance."Erma BombeckPeg BrackenNora Ephron“There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth.”Henry JamesMark TwainHerman Melville"Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone."Lillian HellmanEdna FerberDorothy Parker“If you let people into your life a little bit, they can be pretty damn amazing.”Louise ErdrichSherman AlexieMichael Chabon“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”Maya AngelouElizabeth GilbertBrene BrownNameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. How is the information I enter in this webform being protected? Any information you send using this webform is protected in transit with SSL encryption. Visit our Privacy Statement to learn more about how your personal information is handled and protected. Information submitted in this webform is secure. Learn More.